Tag: Election 2020

Why aren't Republican States pushing vaccines and healthcare?

We’re So Fucked: The Vaccination Rates, Political Polarization, and Presidential Voting, edition


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We all know about the hatred the GQP has for providing healthcare for its citizens. They’ve tried to stop the ACA, they don’t exapand Medicaid, they don’t fund public health, anything and everything. Now, we find that there is a near perfect correlation between #COVID19 vaccination rates and voting in the 2020 presidential election. Guess what that means? It means we’re so fucked.

What will likely happen because Trump believes he'll be reinstated?

Trump, Narcissism, Indictments, Election Loss, and the August Insurrection: Some Predictions


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There is a substantial minority of Americans who believe the Big Lie and that Trump is going to be reinstated by some bloddy miracle. What is likely to happen? How likely is it that we’ll see another organized insurrection? A disorganized one? Random sporadic lone-wolf violence? The GQP stealing our elections at the state level? Here are some predictions based on application of narcissistic personality disorder.

How Safe Harbor Came to be and Saved our Election

The Great Civics Lesson: The Reason Safe Harbor Day is called Safe Harbor Day — UPDATED, AGAIN!


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The process we use to elect a president seems simple when everything goes “right” and goes unchallenged. However, when you take the deep dive into the process it because quite Byzantine and has plenty of places where it can be challenged, corrupted, and complex. But, Safe Harbor Day is the day we drive the stake through the heart of Trump’s attempt to steal the Election 2020 from #BidenHarris!

The Emotional Effect of Defund the Police on White Voters

Defund the Police and Emotional Decision Making


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My original Defund the Police post generated a fair amount of discussion in the comments. I found myself repeating information about the affect heuristic a lot, so I thought I’d make it into a blog post. The affect heuristic proves that Defund the Police was a dumb slogan that was bound to drive white suburban women to vote Republican.

Defund the Police Activates the Racial Angst of White America

A Quickie: How “Defund the Police” Played into Republican Hands and White America’s Psyche


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The circular firing squad is back on as progressive and moderate Dems argue over who snatched a squeaker from the jaws of a landslide in 2020. Of course, we can’t just celebrate having won one, right? Much of the debate turns on the role of “Defund the Police.” Unfortunately, the cognitive psychology of it points the finger squarely at it.

Are Political Lies Protected Speech?

Is Knowingly Lying for Political Gain Protected Speech? Or a Solution for Bridging our Partisan Divide


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There is much talk about bridging our political divide with lots of talk about reaching for white voters being regurgitated. The real problem is the social support that the lies of Trump and the GOP have. To break that social support, we have to consider banning knowingly telling lies for political gain. Those lies are destroying the country.

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